# Definitions for **Graph**græf, grɑf

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **Graph**

### Random House Webster's College Dictionary

graphgræf, grɑf(n.)

a diagram representing a system of connections or interrelations among two or more things, as by a number of distinctive dots or lines.

Math. a series of discrete or continuous points, as in forming a curve or surface, each of which represents a value of a given function. a network of lines connecting points.

**Category:**Matha written symbol for an idea, a sound, or a linguistic expression.

(v.t.)to draw (a curve) as representing a given mathematical function.

**Category:**Mathto represent by means of a graph.

#### Origin of **graph**:

1875–80; see graphic

-graph

a combining form meaning “something written, printed, drawn, or incised” (

autograph; lithograph; monograph; pictograph

phonograph; seismograph; telegraph

pantograph; stenograph

hydrograph

holograph; ideograph

**Category:**Telegraphy and Telephony, Affix**Ref:**also used as a variant of -gram1 3 1

#### Origin of **-graph**:

< Gk -graphos (something) drawn or written, one who draws or writes, der. of gráphein to write, draw; akin to carve

### Princeton's WordNet

graph, graphical record(verb)

a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes

graph, chart(verb)

represent by means of a graph

"chart the data"

graph(verb)

plot upon a graph

### Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

graph(noun)æf, grɑf

a diagram with lines used to show the relationship between two things

This graph shows sales figures over the past five years.

### Wiktionary

graph(Noun)

A diagram displaying data; in particular one showing the relationship between two or more quantities, measurements or indicative numbers that may or may not have a specific mathematical formula relating them to each other.

graph(Noun)

A diagram displaying data, in particular one showing the relationship between two or more variables; specifically, for a function , the set of all tuples .

graph(Noun)

An ordered pair , where is a set of elements called vertices (or nodes) and is a set of pairs of elements of , called edges; informally, a set of vertices together with a set edges that join these vertices.

graph(Verb)

To draw a graph.

graph(Verb)

To draw a graph of a function.

**Origin:** Shortening of graphic formula.

### Freebase

Graph

In mathematics, a graph is a representation of a set of objects where some pairs of the objects are connected by links. The interconnected objects are represented by mathematical abstractions called vertices, and the links that connect some pairs of vertices are called edges. Typically, a graph is depicted in diagrammatic form as a set of dots for the vertices, joined by lines or curves for the edges. Graphs are one of the objects of study in discrete mathematics. The edges may be directed or undirected. For example, if the vertices represent people at a party, and there is an edge between two people if they shake hands, then this is an undirected graph, because if person A shook hands with person B, then person B also shook hands with person A. In contrast, if the vertices represent people at a party, and there is an edge from person A to person B when person A knows of person B, then this graph is directed, because knowledge of someone is not necessarily a symmetric relation. This latter type of graph is called a directed graph and the edges are called directed edges or arcs.

### British National Corpus

Written Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'Graph' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2848

Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'Graph' in Nouns Frequency: #2403

# Translations for **Graph**

### Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

graph(noun)

a diagram consisting of a line or lines drawn to show changes in some quantity

a graph of temperature changes.

- grafiekAfrikaans
- رَسْم بَيانيArabic
- диаграмаBulgarian
- gráficoPortuguese (BR)
- grafCzech
- das KurvenbildGerman
- grafDanish
- γραφική παράσταση, διάγραμμαGreek
- gráfica, gráficoSpanish
- graafikEstonian
- نمودارFarsi
- kaavioFinnish
- graphiqueFrench
- גְרָף, תַּרשִׁיםHebrew
- ग्राफHindi
- grafikonCroatian
- grafikon, diagramHungarian
- grafikIndonesian
- graf, línuritIcelandic
- graficoItalian
- グラフJapanese
- 그래프Korean
- diagrama, grafikasLithuanian
- diagramma; grafiksLatvian
- grafMalay
- grafiekDutch
- diagram, kurveNorwegian
- wykresPolish
- نمودارPersian
- ګراف: دټكو او كرښوپه واسطه دشيانو درابطې ښولو شكل: خطPashto
- gráficoPortuguese
- grafic, diagramăRomanian
- графикRussian
- grafSlovak
- grafikonSlovenian
- grafikonSerbian
- diagram, kurvaSwedish
- เส้นกราฟThai
- grafikTurkish
- 圖表Chinese (Trad.)
- діаграма, графікUkrainian
- مقداروں کے تقابل کا متوازی لکیروں یا کالموں کے ذریعے کھینچا ہوا نقشہ یا جدولUrdu
- đồ thịVietnamese
- 图表，示意图Chinese (Simp.)

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